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Selfless spirit is a really good idea.. I'm adding it to the maybeboard because i'm broke as all hell right now. I'll play around with it and see what i can do.
An aside: I played the deck (stand-in galore) against some great decks including GW Humans, RW thing in ice, and BU Aetherworks. It steamrolled almost every game. Honestly, the deck draws whatever it needs in the sense that anything will further the ramp. I've been so excited to fully build this and it's delivering!
January 19, 2017 12:01 p.m.
Yahenni, Undying Partisan would be great in this deck! Can grant the team haste with odric, and if you sac a creature before combat, indestructible too! It's a WONDERFUL choice!
January 19, 2017 11:10 p.m.
i've tested this deck all week and unfortunately i think i've come to the conclusion that yahenni just doesnt make the cut. the haste and indestructible are nice, but a 2/2 for 3 mana just isnt worth it, even with his counters ability. the creatures are too valuable to sac to him unless you have gideon pumping out tokens, and if you sac a creature before combat to try to get the indestructible for all from odric, they can still kill him at instant speed and then you got 2 for 1'ed. sac'ing a creature in response to lethal damage to yahenni rarely feels worth it since it usually costs you in other, more ueful keywords. if you absolutely need indestructible, i suggest 2 Archangel Avacyn Flip, 3 Selfless Spirit and 4 Gideon, Ally of Zendikar. as far as haste goes, add a couple Aether Hub for colorless and one time white or black mana, then throw in 2-4 Reality Smasher. once you slap some more keywords on that bad boy, he is absolutely devastating and he is very tough to remove. he dodges Grasp of Darkness and Fatal Push, and any removal that can actually hit him forces the opponent to 2 for 1 themselves. seriously, use smasher, he will win you games.
January 20, 2017 6:57 a.m.
I totally agree with UmmmmmmLOL, Reality Smasher provides two keywords, and avoids many of the meta game removals. (however you would need to run Aether Hub which is another good thing for mana fixing other than for smasher). As far as Archangel Avacyn Flip goes, the price may be the set back on it. But play testing it would be a great way to determine if it's worth it.
January 26, 2017 11:17 p.m.
An add on to my most recent comment, have you considered Gisela, the Broken Blade, and Angel of Invention?. They are good keyword cards, however they are considerably easy to deal with, noting that Harnessed Lightning and Galvanic Bombardment are still up and about.
January 26, 2017 11:24 p.m.
Gisela is pretty good, since even if they kill her, the looming threat of Brisela, Voice of Nightmares is always around the corner, you can also use bruna to bring back odric or something, but a 7 mana spell in a deck like this might not be your friend.
January 27, 2017 11:28 a.m.
Honestly I've been having better luck testing a g/w version which enables Blossoming Defense, Beastcaller Savant, Verdurous Gearhulk and one of my personal favourites Duskwatch Recruiter Flip. But that's just preference I guess.
January 27, 2017 11:33 a.m.
Great job on this!!! I have been trying to do something similar with Black / White but I don't have Drana...which is a huge piece of this. It went toe to toe with my R/W Human standard deck from last rotation Straight Outta Hanweir I love that you have a ton of ways to flip Lone Rider as well.
I have only been playing since Shadows...played a bit when I was really young but things have changed so much. Congrats on getting #1 the deck is super strong.
January 27, 2017 1:34 p.m.
Sorry for the drop in my absence, life got in the way. Thanks for the compliments! The deck is still running really strong! :)
February 10, 2017 12:45 a.m.
Thank you so much for this deck tech. like70bunnies I went 4 to 1 last night (6/2/2017) against Red/Blue counter/burn deck, Red deck win, Mono-black Eldrazi, and R/B aggro deck. I lost to a U/G/W control Approach of the Second Sun deck. My deck was little different compared what you posted but 90% of it was from here.
Thank you again,
June 3, 2017 4:56 p.m.
sweet! really happy to hear that man! I've dismantled mine because my store's meta hurts the success rate of it but it did take first at a few events! overall successful! keep it going!
June 4, 2017 2:46 a.m.
October 16, 2017 12:43 p.m.
They'd be good suggestions but without odric and a few other cards that rotated out of standard with ixalan, this deck's no longer viable. I may make a modern version though!
October 16, 2017 1:28 p.m.
Yeah, missed the rotation, don't usually play standard.
October 16, 2017 1:36 p.m.
I see. Nonetheless, the deck stands to see some great improvements with the addition of modern cards. I'll draft up a list!
October 16, 2017 1:44 p.m.
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|Last updated||6 months|
This deck is Standard legal.
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|Top rank||#1 on 2017-01-16|